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a budget deal by next week nasdaq and s&pa hundred also down. >>> police in new york say it was a set up. two firefighters responding to a call were kill bid an excon. cbs reporter jennifer lewis hall shows us how he lured them in. >> firefighters rushed to this early morning fire near rochester new york and were met by bullets. police say 62-year-old william spengler lit a home and car on fire so he could lure first responders to the scene and shoot them. two webster firefighters were killed in the ambush. two more were injured. with crews under attack the flames burned out of control jumping from home to home. >> i'm not aware of anything like this in my 23 years in the to be of webster. >> police say soon after the s.w.a.t. team arrived the gunman took his life. crews put out the flames but not before several homes were lost. news spread quickly through the small town of webster. people brought fires to the local fire house and gave their cob -- condolences. >> who targets people on christmas. i'm sorry. >> he was in yale for beating his 92-year-old grandmother. he has been out of pr
town about 60 miles northeast of new york city. the death toll at the sandy hook elementary school stands at 26, including 20 children, some of them kindergarteners. and the principal of the school was killed as well. the gunman, 20-year-old adam lanza, armed with two handguns, opened fire in the kindergarten classroom where his mother was a teacher. her body was found later at her home. after the shootings, the police say adam lanza took his own life at the school. jim axelrod tells us how it all unfolded. jim? >> reporter: well, scott, it was just before -- just after 9:00 this morning at the sandy hook elementary school, which is right down the road here, a kindergarten through fourth grade school, so early this kids were still delivering their attendance list from their classrooms to the main office. as we say, a little after 9:00, the gunman apparently walked into the school and started shooting. police got 911 calls and kids could hear screaming coming over the intercom. the school was quickly placed on lockdown. teachers locking doors, pulling shades, keeping kids away from
, the new push for stronger gun control laws in the light of school shooting. >> how the mayor of new york city is pouring on the pressure for tougher regulations. >> and what schools in one bay area city started doing before the shooting in connecticut to make things safer for students. >> after weeks of deadlock between the white house and republicans, how one side has caved in the fight over the "fiscal cliff." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> now at 6:30? >> the30 the fallout and search for answers in the wake of the shooting. while the rest of the country searches for answers, the community of newtown starts burying victims. two 6-year-old boys were laid to rest today. police say the school, which is now a crime scene, may not be used again for months, if ever. nancy lanza, the mother of the gunman, adam lanza, and his first victim, is being remembered as a sociable but private person. a new cbs poll shows support for tougher gun laws at its highness 10 years. >> we are the only industrialized country that has this problem in the whole world,
morning front promising to bring snow. some parts of upstate new york and pennsylvania could see one to two feet of snow. in the southeast, the largest tornado threat ever seen on christmas day brought on by the winter storm coming from the west, mix-of-mixing with the warm waters of the gulf of mexico. >> severe thunderstorm warnings are ongoing. what's that causing is the potential for a widespread severe weather outbreak. >> reporter: the national weather service says that parts of arkansas could get up to 10 inches of snow, causing whiteout conditions. in missouri, liquid salt trucks are already preparing roads for the approaching storm. >> those roads are slick. if you don't have to get out, please don't get out. >> reporter: all the severe weather is complicating travel plans as millions are set to return home. there have already been 5000 cancellations this week but more expected in the next couple of days. >> it's just sad. you have to be happy, right? >> reporter: this storm is part of the same system that brought more than four feet of snow in the high sierras of california
. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey steinberg is the medical director of the fertility institutes in los angeles and new york city. >> we have chromosome 21 lit up in red. >> reporter: the team uses an expensive high-tech approach to select sex. it's called preimplantation genetic diagnosis or pgd for short. >> the accuracy in our program has been 100%. we're on thousands of cases now. we have never, ever missed a correct gender. >> reporter: in his lab, fertilized embryos are genetically analyzed. only those with the desired sex rim planted into the mother's uterus. dr. steinberg says a growing number of couples from the bay area use his services. >> the numbers keep going up and up and up. >> reporter: dr. steinberg says in his experience just as many want a girl as a boy. even so, the use of the technology troubles dr. marcy darnofski. >> now we have a way to do it. the question is, should we? >> reporter: she is associate director at the center for genetics in society in berkeley. she says when a couple spends thousands of dollars to produce a boy or a girl, they want results. >> what if the child d
sunny skies. winds will be out of the west with a high of 58. for the rest, new york is all right with partly cloudy skies and a temperature of 54. chicago's sunshine, 37 degrees. that's cool. for them this will be a major heat wave. 58degrees in santa rosa. nap that -- extend forecast, wednesday looks w. not hugely w. lit distinctionly be colder. thursday and friday will ease it off right now. thursday and friday look mostly dry. saturday and sunday we're going to do the universal forecast. there is sun. there's clouds. unstable weather like unstable people, you don't know what it is going to do next. these are books i started collecting when i was 8. patrick moore, it is funny that you haven't heard from him because not only did he write more than out boxen astronomy, but he was also the longest running host of any television program in the milky way galaxy. he hosted the bbc sky at night beginning in 1957 and worked all the way up until last monday. he hosted the last program. over this weekend heeded -- he died at 89. he was known to millions. he inspired millions in astrono
for the big new year's eve ball drop at times square in new york city. today workers installed waterford crystal triangles on the ceremonial ball. more than a billion people across the world expected to watch the ball drop on tv. >>> for the cost of a postage stamp a group of bay area women received a priceless gift. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich explains how it all started with a discovery in the thrift store. >> these five cards must have somehow gotten mixed in. >> reporter: pam rousseau was at a thrift store in hayward when she found five cards sealed with handwritten addresses but no stamp. they were tucked away on a lower back shelf. >> the handwriting was scribbly and i wasn't sure if it might be an elderly person or... >> reporter: so she put stamps on them with a note attached explaining who she was and where she had found the letters. this card that pam put a stamp on made its way to the home in alameda. only as we find out, this card was supposed to have been sent five years ago to mary ann. >> and i opened it up and saw sue bunker's name and right away, i hit that, a card
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